Bixi Qiao
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Gerber 225
Ph.D. University of Kansas, 2021
M.S. University of Kansas, 2018
Dr. Qiao joined NSU in 2021. She earned a Ph.D. in 2021 and a master’s degree in 2018 from University of Kansas, with a specialization in development and learning. Her research has focused on developmental and cultural issues related to bullying, such as peer influences, empathy skills, teacher-student relationship, organizational climate, and cognitive, emotional, and professional influences of bullying, responses towards bullying, coping with bullying, and institutional policy on bullying.
Courses Taught
PSYC 101 General Psychology
PSYC 221 Lifespan Developmental Psychology
PSYC 300 Introduction to Scientific Psychology
PSYC 304 History of Psychological Ethics
PSYC 325 Child and Adolescent Development
PSYC 451 Psychology of Abnormal Behavior
PSYC 492/592 Topics: Bullying Across the Lifespan
Research Interests
Social justice-related issues
Student-teacher relationship
Lifespan development
Organizational climate
Selected Publications
Mathew, S., Harrichand, J., Qiao, B., & Kaszynski, E. (2022). Good practices in preventing early leaving. In M. Aydoğmuş, M. Çalişkan, & H. SERÇE (2022). New Trends and Promising Directions in Modern Education: School Dropout (pp. 65-78). Palet Yayınları.
Chen-Bouck, L., Patterson, M. Qiao, B., & Peng, A. (2021). Evaluation of the Effectiveness of An Empathy Training on Empathy Skills, Life Satisfaction, and Relationship Quality for Chinese Adolescents and Their Mothers: A Mixed Methods Study. Journal of Adolescent Research. http://10.1177/07435584211064209.
Qiao, B., & Patterson, M. (2021). Teachers as Targets of Student Bullying - Data from China and the United States. Psychology in the Schools, 1(18).
Selected Presentations
Qiao, B, Patterson, M, & Chen-Bouck, L. (2022, August 4-6). Student Bullying against Teachers: Narratives of U.S. and Chinese Teachers [Poster presentation]. American Psychological Association (APA) 2022 Annual Conference, Division 15, Minneapolis, MN & Virtual, U.S.
Qiao, B. & Patterson, M. (2021, April 7). Workplace Bullying against Graduate Teaching Assistants: Reporting Dynamics [Poster presentation]. American Educational Research Association (AERA), Division D Graduate Student In-Progress Research Gala (IPRG), Virtual.
Selected Awards
Outstanding Dissertation Award, School of Education and Human Sciences, University of Kansas, 05/2022
Nominee for Outstanding Dissertation Award, American Educational Research Association (AERA) Division J, 11/2021
Dedication to Social Justice and Liberation award, Educational Psychology and Research, University of Kansas, 04/2021
Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award, School of Education, University of Kansas, 05/2018
Sustainability Leadership Award for Student Scholarship (Social Justice), University of Kansas, 04/2018
Co-Chair, SONA Systems: Participant Pool Management for Universities Committee, 09/2022-present
Secretary, Curriculum Committee, Millicent Atkins School of Education, 09/2022-present
Member, Health and Wellness Committee, Aberdeen Area Chamber of Commerce, 04/2022-present
Member, NSU Student Research Review Committee, 08/2021-present
Member, Assessment Committee, Millicent Atkins School of Education, 08/2021-present
Advisor, Student Psychology Club, Psychology and Counseling Department, 08/2021-present